Florence B. Donohue


Florence B. Donohue was born in New York City in 1919. After becoming a widow, she moved with her five children to Louisville, Kentucky, where she attended the University of Louisville Law School, graduating magna cum laude. She returned to New York, and was admitted to the bar in 1960. She obtained a master’s degree in taxation at NYU Law School and became the editor of Prentice Hall’s Federal Tax Guide and a sought after tax expert on news programs. Among other accomplishments, Ms. Donohue participated in organizing the  celebration of NYWBA’s 40th Anniversary. She spent her later years living in her beloved Montauk, Long Island home. She passed away in 2009.